Reps propose N2m fine, two-year jail term for codeine abuse
An amendment bill passed in the House of Representatives yesterday proposed a N2 million fine and a two-year jail term for abuse of tramadol and codeine.
Codeine ban, is tramadol next?
The misuse and abuse of, and overindulgence in drugs have become a common occurrence in all age groups but more prevalent in adolescents and adults. Some become addicted to certain drugs unconsciously and some consciously. To abuse a drug simply means to use a drug for non-medical purposes. For example, taking a drug only for…
Tramadol is dangerous if used for delayed ejaculation — expert
A Consultant Pharmacist, Dr Clever Okeke has warned that the use of Tramadol to get high or for delayed ejaculation could lead to depression and irrational behaviour.
NAFDAC intercepts two trucks of Tramadol
Two trucks fully loaded with tramadol have been intercepted by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The Director-General of NAFDAC, Moji Adeyeye, disclosed this yesterday at the public launch of drug related health policies and guidelines in Abuja. Adeyeye, a professor, said the impounded Tramadol would have been sold to youth.…